Information for Parents about Virginia Beach VA Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Virginia Beach VA

Generally, before starting in a Virginia Beach child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Virginia Beach VA, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Virginia Beach child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Virginia Beach VA. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Virginia Beach VA, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Virginia Beach daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Virginia Beach VA, on your child's first two days of daycare, plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. Most Virginia Beach child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Virginia Beach VA will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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The Children's Ark 
(757) 422-1325
1485 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA  23451
Many daycare and childcare providers in Virginia Beach provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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All Saints Episcopal Church 
(757) 481-0577
1968 Woodside Lane, Virginia Beach, VA  23454
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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Little Patriots Child Development Center 
(757) 424-4673
717 Whitehurst Landing Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23464
A large number of Virginia Beach child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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Atlantis Head Start Center 
(757) 422-4504
999 Atlantis Drive, Virginia Beach, VA  23451
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many Virginia Beach childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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Nas Oceana Child Development Center 
(757) 433-3164
1798 3rd Street, Virginia Beach, VA  23460
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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Emmanuel Episcopal Day School 
(757) 499-7393
5181 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23462
Childcare centers in Virginia Beach often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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Dam Neck Child Development Center 
(757) 492-8683
1789 Regulus Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA  23461
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Montessori Academy of Virginia 
(757) 497-9644
424 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA  23462
Some providers of child care in Virginia Beach require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Holy Spirit Parish Preschool 
(757) 468-1533
1396 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach, VA  23453
Summer camps are often a great way for kids to spend their summer breaks. Many local preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Virginia Beach will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Beach Manor School 
(757) 430-3338
2660 West Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23456
For child care in Virginia Beach parents should always visit the center, preferably with your child before making a choice. In most cases you should call ahead to schedule a tour and to meet the directors and staff. ...
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Courthouse Montessori School And Daycare Center 
(757) 468-0099
1305 Windmill Point Crescent, Virginia Beach, VA  23453
When you contact or visit a child care in Virginia Beach please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Thalia Trinity Presbyterian Church Early Childhood 
(757) 340-6156
420 Thalia Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23452
When seeking child care in Virginia Beach you should ensure that the provider is licensed and will provide the license number. Preschools are licensed for a specific capacity. ...
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